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Be Well: Messages From Moms On Living Healthier Lives

A new book from the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, known as Be Well, documents what 100 moms from primarily low-income urban areas are doing to provide healthy foods for their little ones and to keep them moving. Though obesity crosses socio-economic lines, it becomes even more of a challenge for urban families when access to safe parks is limited and fast food abounds.

View the videos of the moms we interviewed and see what they are doing to beat the odds by giving their kids a healthy head start.

A copy of the book is available at

Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.